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Monday, April 9, 2012

In Memory of Bro Harold L. Boyd

On behalf of Tupelo Masonic Lodge No. 318 F&AM, we are deeply saddened at the loss of one of our own brethren and would like to offer our condolences to Brother Bob Boyd and his family as they mourn the loss of a great husband, father, friend and brother. May God comfort you all during this difficult time and let his presence be known in your lives.

August 29, 1923 - April 8, 2012




Tupelo - Harold Lafayette “ Pop” Boyd, 88, died Sunday, April 8, 2012, at Sanctuary Hospice House after a brief illness. He was born August 29, 1923, in McNairy Tennessee to J. L. and Lillie Plunk Boyd. He attended McNairy School and was a graduate of Bethel Springs High School. October 7, 1939, he was united in marriage to Sarah Mildred Smith. For 35 years he and his wife were the owners and operators of Boyd’s Flowers & Gifts and Boyd’s Wholesale Florist of Tupelo. He was a member of Tupelo Masonic Lodge #318, a 32 degree Scottish Rite Mason, past President of the Lee Co. Shrine Association and member of Tupelo Flying Fezz. He was a pilot and loved to fly. He was a member of West Main Church of Christ.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at The Jefferson Street Chapel of W. E. Pegues with Minister Charles Tharp officiating. Burial will be in Tupelo Memorial Park.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred Boyd of Tupelo; one son Bob Boyd (Robbie) of Furrs; three grandchildren, Kirk Boyd of Friendship Community, William Boyd (Holly) of Tupelo, and Susan Boyd Kershaw (Jeff) of Frisco, Texas; five great-grandchildren, Melissa Boyd McAnally (Jason), Taylor Boyd, Madeline Boyd, Carson Kershaw, Sarah Kate Kershaw; one brother John Olen Boyd (Georgia) of McNairy, Tennessee, and many nieces and nephews..

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Kenneth Boyd; one grandson, Mark Boyd; one sister, Rachel Hooper and one brother, Herman Boyd. .

Pallbearers will be Chuck Begnaud, Ken Kellum, Duke Loden, Earl Reese, George Boyd and Mike Boyd.

Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com

Celebration of Life

Wednesday April 11, 2012, 2:00 p.m. at The Jefferson Street Chapel
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Tuesday April 10, 2012, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at W. E. Pegues, Tupelo
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Wednesday April 11, 2012 at Tupelo Memorial Park
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Courtesy of:

TUPELO, MS 38804-3833

Phone: (662) 842-4872

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